Digital Health

There are thousands of great apps and websites where you can learn about health, from practical tools like medication schedulers to comprehensive resources like MedlinePlus. We have compiled our favorite free health apps and sites by topic below.

General Health

Medline Plus

Website with information on a wide variety of health topics as well as videos, games, and quizzes. All content is in English and Spanish.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Government website with topic pages on healthy living and diseases. Includes regional data and statistics on the prevalence of different diseases and videos on various conditions.

Mayo Clinic

Website of the Mayo Clinic. Has a wide variety of health topic pages, information on drugs, and searchable symptoms. Also has information on diagnostic tests and procedures.

Symple Symptom Tracker

App that tracks factors that affect how you feel, sleep, and eat. Also allows you to track symptoms you’re experiencing so you remember what to ask about at your next doctor’s appointment.

Nutrition & Fitness

Johnson & Johnson 7-Minute Workout

App with videos of fitness coaches leading you in 7-minute workouts that include aerobic and strength-training exercises. Also allows you to track your progress towards achieving your fitness goals.

Skimble Workout Trainer

App with thousands of workouts to help you meet your fitness goals. Features step-by-step audio, video, and photo instruction covering weight loss, yoga, weight lifting, running, and more.


App that helps you track what you eat by rating nutritional value of foods that you enter by scanning QR code. Also features diet tips and healthy recipes.


App to help you lose weight. Features a database of over 2 million foods. Allows you to save favorite foods and recipes, customize your goals, and support your friends’ weight-loss progress.

American Heart Association: Healthy Eating

Website with information about how to eat a well-balanced diet. Includes healthy recipes and tips for healthier substitutions to make when cooking.

Sexual Health

My Sex Doctor

App with answers to all the questions you have about sex. Features a STD symptom checker, sex vocabulary dictionary, and frequently asked sex questions. App also maintains its users’ privacy.


App provides the latest guidelines for HIV/AIDS medical practice. Also provides information on HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other news on the latest research.

Planned Parenthood

Website featuring topic pages on pregnancy and birth control, gender identity and sexual orientation, STDs, and more. Also includes information about when to get routine sexual health screenings.

American Sexual Health Association

Website with information for biological males and females on anatomy, reproductive health, sexual pleasure, and more. Includes a self-assessment tool that can be used to discuss with your provider.

Managing Medications

Daily Med

Android-only app from the National Library of Medicine. Provides high-quality information about marketed drugs, including FDA labels. This is the most up-to-date source for the information found in medication package inserts.


App that reminds you when to take and refill your medications. Also includes drug interaction warnings and medication notifications sent directly to caregivers.

Women’s Health

Clue Period and Ovulation Tracker

App that helps women track their period and fertility windows with a simple calendar. Also features answers to common questions about birth control, fertility, sex, menstruation, and more.

Breast Check Now

App that helps women stay on top of checking breasts routinely for breast cancer. Walks you through how to check yourself and analyzes your risk for developing breast cancer.

Ovia Fertility and Cycle Tracker

App for women trying to get pregnant. Uses fertility research and personal data to track your cycle and predict your fertility window. Also features over 2,000 articles on fertility, conception, and reproductive health.


Website to help you explore what birth control method is best for you. Also connects you with health centers and abortion clinics and offers hundreds of articles on sexual health and birth control.


Website with tips and advice on breastfeeding and breastfeeding support groups. Includes hundreds of articles on topics like milk supply, transgender chestfeeding, pumping, and more.

Mental Health


App with activities and games to help you manage stress and overcome negative thoughts. Allows you to choose tracks like “build self-confidence,” “mindfulness for beginners,” and “cope better with stress.”


App for targeting depression. Features a depression questionnaire to track your symptoms, a thought diary to help you identify negative thought patterns, and a suicide safety plan.


App with breathing exercises to help reduce stress, stabilize mood, control anger, and manage anxiety. Also includes informational materials and charts to track personal progress.

PTSD Coach

App created by the National Center for PTSD. Features a PTSD self-assessment, information about PTSD, connection to care, and tools to help manage life with PTSD.

Addiction and Recovery

Sober Grid

Social media app that connects you to others in recovery through a personal profile. Allows you to engage with the recovery community, reach out for help, and find peer recovery coaches.


App to help you track days sober by creating and sharing sobriety clocks. Allows you to message an accountability partner if you’re struggling and to share feelings of fear, joy, or shame that you’re experiencing.

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Website for people seeking treatment facilities. Search for treatment centers by location. You can also search specifically for methadone programs using this tool.

Website that allows you to search for treatment centers by location. You can also find out about the cost of treatment and payment options for each facility through this site.